Three Valleys Hike Kandersteg Switzerland

Activity overview

Practising climbing, sleeping in a hut nearly 2’000 m over the sea level, seeing three different valleys from different perspectives and reaching a maximum altitude of 2'735 m - 2 days of true alpine experience!

Start the morning hiking up to the Ueschinen Hut, where you will have lunch before spending the afternoon rock climbing. In the evening, relax and enjoy the amazing views from the hut. The next day you will gain some elevation and get to see lovely sceneries from many different places. At the end of the hike, we will take the cable car down to KISC.

Schedule 

This is only a guide. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.

Day 1

08:30 Meet your guide outside the Chalet, check all equipment
08:45 Walk to the Hut via the Ueschinen valley
12:00 Arrive at the hut, eat lunch
13:00 Climbing basics
13:30 Climbing at Morning rock
15:30 Climbing at Milk rock
18:00 Cook dinner
19:00 The guide will explain plan for tomorrow

Day 2

06:45 Wake up, eat breakfast, clean the hut
07:30 Start hiking
11:00 Arrive at Tschingellochtighorn
13:00 Traverse across to Schwarygrätli, stop for lunch
14:00 Hike down to Schwarenbach, stop for a snack if time allows
16:30 Take Sunnbüel cable car down
17:00 Arrive back at KISC
Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 50.00

Price Child: CHF 50.00

Price includes: KISC Guide, climbing equipment, overnight at the Ueschinen Hut, the cable car down from Sunnbüel

Price does not include: Meals (Dinner, breakfast and packed lunch)

Guest Cancellation:

  • Less than 7 days before activity: fee of 50% of the price per person
  • Less than 48 hours in advance: Non-refundable

 

Important information 
  • This hike is not available on Saturdays
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
  • Don’t forget to plan your meals. If you want meals provided by KISC you need to book them separately. We advise to book for the 1st day a packed lunch (prepared in the morning), and a hut food package that includes dinner on the 1st day and breakfast on the 2nd day. For the lunch, on the 2nd day you can book packed lunch (needs to be prepared by your group morning of the 1st day).
  • When cooking your dinner at the hut, please remember to cook for your activity guide
Equipment 
  • Rucksack - lightweight and water resistant
  • Hiking boots with ankle support - trainers or shoes without ankle support are not acceptable.
  • Waterproof jacket waterproof trousers
  • Water bottle (Full minimum 2 litres)
  • Warm clothing (long trousers and fleece, no jeans)
  • Sun protection (hat, sun cream and sunglasses)
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Special medication (asthma inhalers, etc.)
  • Packed food
  • Pocket money (optional)
  • Sheet sleeping bag liner (not a regular sleeping bag)
  • Torch
  • Pocket money (optional)
  • Complete first aid kit  
Awards & Badges 

By completing this activity, you can get closer to achieving the following Awards and Badges: 

  • High Adventure Award
  • KISC Challenge Award
  • Huttentest: Ueschinen Hut
  • Huttentest: Schwarenbach

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
02.07.2019 to 05.09.2019
Guidance 
Guided by KISC
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 2 days
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
2
Price adult 
CHF 50.00
Price child 
CHF 50.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Climbing
Hiking
Mountain huts
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 4 - 12
Minimum age limit 
from 14 years

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